Develop skills in drawing, painting and printmaking, as you produce your own work.
This Dance course introduces you to the fundamental dance skills needed. You learn and develop dance technique in a variety of styles, develop understanding of the Dance elements and build confidence in choreography and performance.
If you are confident with computers, this course allows you to be creative and explore visual ideas in digital media.
This course introduces you to the fundamental skills needed: drama techniques, conventions and elements. You learn about the history of theatre, whilst developing your performance confidence and script writing skills.
In this course you will gain knowledge and understanding of film through the study of existing films. You will also make your own film product.
Develop an understanding of food and nutritional factors that influence people's wellbeing.
The focus of this course is on healthy food choices, current issues and food hygiene.
If you want to become a designer in the professions of Architecture, Engineering and Graphics, this is the course for you.
This course is a hands-on technology based course using a variety of hard materials of your choice.
This course will teach you how to prepare and serve food, make café style food and a host of other skills. Gain credits that will prepare you for a career pathway in the hospitality industry.
Explore creative approaches to animating images and text.
This course develops your performance and composition skills, your analysis of musical works and your understanding of theory.
This is a course for ELL students wishing to develop skills in practical sewing with domestic sewing machines.
This course is about developing skills to make garments while learning about the variety and function of fabrics used in everyday life. You complete a portfolio that demonstrates your skills.
This course is based on the BConstructive programme, and will build the skills required to enter a trade.
This course builds on the skills learnt in level 1 with a stronger emphasis on dance technique and choreography.
In this course you will combine creativity with digital technology to communicate ideas using image and text.
This course builds on the skills learnt in Level 1, with a stronger emphasis on the social and political aspects of theatre. You explore the principles and conventions of Epic Theatre and perform in a major production at the end of the year.
Students enrolled in 12Drama must be enrolled in 12English with Drama. The work you do in 12DRA directly relates to the work you do in 12English with Drama.
This English course is designed specifically for Drama students. You will study & write a range of scripts and watch and review plays. Students will gain Level 2 UE literacy. In order to take this class you must be enrolled in 12DRA.
Students enrolled in 12English with Drama must be enrolled in 12DRA. The work you do in 12English with Drama directly relates to the work you do in YR12 Drama.
This course allows you to build on level 1 knowledge and understanding of film through the study of existing films. You will also make your own film product and further develop your ability to write critically about media.
This course extends the knowledge you gained in level 1. It is project-based with a wide range of skills open to you. You get to choose and negotiate with the teacher the terms of your projects.
Here you develop the skills needed to work in the industry at an entry level, including gaining a barista qualification. Gain credits towards a hospitality qualification.
Animate motion and graphic design ideas to communicate ideas
This course extends the skills learned in Year 11 with a wide range of options available in performance and written music.
Not all internal credits taken in one year.
This is a practical course for art students to develop the skills and techniques needed to make paintings and to develop skills to think analytically about the drawing and painting process.
This course introduces you to the technical skills needed to direct and produce theatre and film projects. It also helps you develop the practical skills needed for make up, costume and prop design.
This introductory course helps develop creative camera and Photoshop skills.
In this course you learn and develop skills in drawing and printmaking techniques. Use these skills to develop your own work based on a theme.
Get yourself a head start by gaining real experience in one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Enhance your basic web and programming skills to an intermediate level in this course that will challenge your logic and problem solving ability. Expose yourself to the world of computer networking.
The focus is on practical skills for garment construction using technology design process researching factors influencing fashion.
This is a course for students who love to write, want to develop as a writer and pick up some NCEA credits as part of their writing journey.
Please note: This course is designed to complement Year 12 or Year 13 English. It is not suitable as a substitute for English.
This course aims to help you to develop skills in the study of art history and foster a life long appreciation of art.
In this course you explore traditional, historical and environmental elements for inspiration to create inspiring garments.
Develop your understanding of the social and conflict history of the Ptolemaic Egyptian world through the career of Cleopatra VII and the writings of key ancient historians.
This course builds on the skills learnt in level 2. You will further develop dance technique, choreography and performance skills. You will be a featured performer in the NCEA Dance showcase at the end of the year, with a stronger focus on how to become a professional dancer. Some experience in dance is recommended.
This advanced course is challenging and rewarding for Design students and is essential for those preparing for university or other higher study.
This course builds on the skills learnt in Level 2, with a stronger focus on how to become a professional performer. Explore a variety of theatre styles through performing and scripting your own work. You also perform in a major production at the end of the year.
This course allows you to explore the artistic and technical aspects of film making – focusing on the planning, production and post-production roles of producing a film product.
This course allows you to build on level 2 knowledge and understanding of film through the study of existing films. You will also make your own film product, and develop your ability to research and write independently about media, forming critical appraisals.
This course extends the skills learned in Year 12 with a wide range of options available in performance and written music.
This is a practical course for advanced art students who want to pathway to tertiary courses in the Visual Arts. It is a practical course which also teaches the skills of reflecting on the drawing and painting process.
If you read fashion magazines and wish you could recreate the styles you see, then pattern drafting is the course for you.
This course is advanced and extends your photography skills in new and creative ways, and will lead to further studies at tertiary level.
Further develop your skills in printmaking and develop a body of work based around a theme of your choice.
You develop portfolios of written, design and practical work to be used for application to tertiary institutes.
CTC is a trades-based programme that operates out of Ara. You have access to the latest workshops, equipment and professional trades tutors two days a week. You also study three subjects of your choice at Hagley. You will be required to complete approximately 60-100 hours of work experience.
This computing course is designed for English language learners with no or limited computing experience. Learn how to operate a windows-based PC, search for information on the internet, send emails and other computing skills needed for everyday life.
Your work can contribute to gaining unit standards for the New Zealand Certificate in English Language or Literacy Level 1 NCEA unit standards.
Do you have a passion for crafting beautiful objects? Do you love to make your own jewellery? Then the Jewellery Design course is for you! In this foundation course you will be introduced to a range of basic skills in contemporary jewellery making and encouraged to follow your creative process and develop your own style. A degree of creative freedom is built into the course.
Are you creative? Do you aspire to a career as a concept artist, animator or designer? Hagley College has a proud history of students achieving national and international success as young artists in the film and game industries
UE literacy or other components needed for UE are available.
Are you into Fashion? Do you love using your creative skills to create something spectacular? Whether you wish to prepare for tertiary study, start your own fashion label, secure a career within the industry or just enjoy learning new skills, this course is for you.
Are you into performing and playing music? Are you looking for a course to enable you to be a full-time musician? These courses have been designed for students who have a passion, ability and a strong interest in a career in music. It enables them to fully immerse themselves while working toward a National Certificate in Music and NCEA Levels 2 or 3.
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